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Emmy-Nominated Serengeti Doc Films Animals in New Ways

August 13, 2020 | By
Emmy-Nominated <em>Serengeti</em> Doc Films Animals in New Ways

Established in Tanzania, eastern Africa, in 1951, Serengeti National Park encompasses 5,700 square miles of grassland for its numerous wild animal species, attracting hundreds of thousands of international visitors every year. Now, spanning six separate episodes, Serengeti, created by BBC Earth, is a comprehensive documentary series concerning the natural behavior of the myriad animals... »

Emmy Nominations – Reactions from Below-the-line Nominees

July 30, 2020 | By
Emmy Nominations – Reactions from Below-the-line Nominees

On Tuesday, July 28, the Television Academy announced the 72nd Emmy Awards nominations with HBO’s limited series Watchmen receiving the most overall nominations. At the same time,  Netflix overtook HBO’s previous record for most overall Emmy nomination, and in its first year as an entity, Apple TV+ received 18 Emmy nominations, mostly for The Morning Show  and the... »

Emmy Contender Director Kabir Akhtar: Netflix’s Never Have I Ever

July 10, 2020 | By
Emmy Contender Director Kabir Akhtar: Netflix’s <em>Never Have I Ever</em>

For director Kabir Akhtar, being hired to direct two episodes of Netflix’s new series Never Have I Ever represented a notable opportunity, as he originally came from the world of picture editing. “I got so excited that they were going to make this show,” Akhtar said of a series set in high school with... »

Emmy Contender Burton LeBlanc: Makeup for The Handmaid’s Tale

July 9, 2020 | By
Emmy Contender Burton LeBlanc: Makeup for <em>The Handmaid’s Tale</em>

For Toronto-based makeup department head Burton LeBlanc, the Hulu series The Handmaid’s Tale was a dream assignment, where he was given free reign to create makeup as he best saw fit for the show’s characters. “Reed Morano established the first few episodes,” LeBlanc explained of the director and executive producer of the pilot and... »

Emmy Contenders Greg King & Jonathan Greasley: Sound for Cosmos: Possible Worlds

July 8, 2020 | By
Emmy Contenders Greg King & Jonathan Greasley: Sound for <em>Cosmos: Possible Worlds</em>

When astrophysicist, cosmologist, and author Neil deGrasse Tyson undertook hosting a new version of Carl Sagan’s legendary 1980 space-oriented series Cosmos, he knew he would have to bring his approach into the 21st century. “Given what we know of the laws of physics, what kinds of worlds are possible?” said Tyson about the intent... »

Emmy 2017: The winners list

September 17, 2017 | By
Emmy 2017: The winners list

Outstanding drama series “Better Call Saul” “The Crown” “The Handmaid’s Tale” *WINNER “House of Cards” “Stranger Things” “This Is Us” “Westworld” Outstanding comedy series “Atlanta” “Black-ish” “Master of None” “Modern Family” “Silicon Valley” “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” “Veep” *WINNER Outstanding lead actor in a drama series Sterling K. Brown, “This Is Us” *WINNER Anthony Hopkins,... »

Preeminent Craftspeople Abound at Creative Arts Emmys – PART TWO

September 13, 2017 | By
Preeminent Craftspeople Abound at Creative Arts Emmys – PART TWO

On September 10, for the second of two nights at the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles, cable television, broadcast television, and new media craftspeople gathered for the Creative Arts Emmy Awards, with largely new categories following the first evening. First, a succession of musical composers traversed the red carpet. David Buckley, composer for... »

Preeminent Craftspeople Abound at Creative Arts Emmys – PART ONE

September 12, 2017 | By
Preeminent Craftspeople Abound at Creative Arts Emmys –  PART ONE

At the first of two nights at the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles, craftspeople in all walks of broadcast and cable television, plus new media arts walked the red carpet and reveled in the honorary ceremony at the annual Creative Arts Emmy Awards. Surely, every possible facet of the process was awarded on... »

Sunday List of 2017 Creative Arts Emmy Winners

September 11, 2017 | By

Guest Actor in a Drama Series Gerald McRaney (“This Is Us” — “The Big Day”) Guest Actress in a Drama Series Alexis Bledel (“The Handmaid’s Tale” — “Late”) Guest Actor in a Comedy Series Dave Chappelle (“Saturday Night Live” — “Host: Dave Chappelle”) Guest Actress in a Comedy Series Melissa McCarthy (“Saturday Night Live”... »

Saturday List of Creative Arts Emmys 2017 Winners

September 10, 2017 | By

Variety Special “Carpool Karaoke Primetime Special 2017” (CBS) Structured Reality Program “Shark Tank” (ABC) Host for a Reality/Reality-Competition Program RuPaul Charles (“RuPaul’s Drag Race) Documentary or Nonfiction Special “13th” (Netflix) Documentary or Nonfiction Series “Planet Earth II” (BBC America) Animated Program “Bob’s Burgers” (FOX) Original Music and Lyrics Common, Robert Glasper, Karriem Riggins (“13th”... »

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